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The Credo in late medieval music

9 April 2019 • On Campus

Lecturer in Music Harrison Russin is the latest scholar to be featured in the Seminary’s Monthly Seminar series. On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Russin presented his findings on "Monophonic Credos and their Cultural Background in the Late Medieval Period (1300–1500)."

“The paper drew from my dissertation research, which is on the Credo in music in late medieval and early renaissance Italy and France,” said Russin, who is a Ph.D. candidate at Duke University. “For about 500 years there was only one chant setting of the Credo for the mass; between...

Alumni News

Carolina clergy come together for beautiful choral concert

Pradeep Hatcher

Photo Credit: Chowan HeraldPhoto Credit: Chowan HeraldSeveral St. Vladimir’s Seminary (SVOTS) alumni lent their voices to a performance by the Clergy Choir of the Carolinas Deanery in Edenton, North Carolina.

The Carolinas Deanery of the Diocese of the South of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) held its spring retreat in Edenton March 21 through April 2, 2019. On April 1, the Deanery Clergy Choir gave a concert at St. George’s Orthodox Church, where SVOTS Alumnus and SVS Press Editor Fr. Benedict Churchill (’10) is the Priest-in-Charge. Father Benedict himself sang in the choir, and was joined by fellow SVS Press Editor and SVOTS Alumnus Fr. Ignatius Green (’15) and Alumni Frs. Thomas Moore (’98), Peter Robichau (’10), Andrew Cannon (16), Patrick Pulley (’16), Marcus Burch (’97), Christopher Foley (’06), and John Cox (‘11).

“Let’s just...

Seminarians Speak

The Wounded Healer interviews Seminarian Dan Bein

Pradeep Hatcher

The latest episode of the podcast The Wounded Healer, on Ancient Faith Radio, features SVOTS Seminarian Dan Bein in a conversation about his experience in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).

The podcast is produced by Seminary Professor Fr. Adrian Budica and Chaplain Sarah Byrne-Martelli, a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) student at SVOTS.  In this episode, “The Power of Holy Listening,” Bein tells Byrne-Martelli that what he encountered through the Seminary’s CPE program was not what he...

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